Honor Bands

Honor Bands are held at various times throughout the year. Many are open to all students while others have specific audition requirements. More information can be found on the band bulletin board or through the band web site. Scholarships may be available from the Band Boosters to assist with costs.

Ohio University Honor Band

Festival Wind Symphony & Festival Symphonic Band

December 1-3, 2016
For Students Grades 9-12


Ohio State University High School Honor Band Weekend
Friday-Sunday, January 13-15
Nominations due by Friday, November 18, 2016

Newly expanded program to welcome a larger number of students in grades 9-12 to participate in one of the finest events of its kind. 160 outstanding musicians, selected from director nominations, will be placed by on-campus audition into one of two bands: Honors Wind Symphony or Honors Symphonic Band. The closing performance is free and open to the public. Learn more at: music.osu.edu/outreach

Ohio State University Middle School Honor Band Weekend
Saturday, February 25
Nominations due by Thursday, January 5, 2017

Outstanding musicians in grade 7-8 are nominated by their directors. Students rehearse and perform in one of four concert bands, led by a dedicated conductor and the festival guest composer, Dr. Andrew Boysen, Jr. Learn more at: music.osu.edu/outreach